138
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Irvine / Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science is located in Irvine, CA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Materials science and engineering
Master of Science (MS) Chemical and biochemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Chemical and biochemical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Materials science and engineering

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 55
Doctoral Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

449
Applied
115
Accepted
33
Enrolled
26%

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

138
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
97%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 2.9%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 19.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown 2.17%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biotechnology, nanobiomaterials, biophotonics, synthesis, super plasticity and mechanical behavior, characterization of advanced and nanostructural materials
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Irvine, CA  92697
United States
Contact Prof. Vasan Venugopalan
Chair
Email: vvenugop@uci.edu
Phone: 949-824-5802
Fax: 949-824-2541